portable etymology

French word portable comes from Latin porto (I carry, bear. I convey, bring.)

Detailed word origin of portable

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
porto Latin (lat) I carry, bear. I convey, bring.
portabilis Latin (lat) Portable, capable of being carried.
portable French (fra) A cell phone. A laptop Portable.

Words with the same origin as portable

Descendants of porto
Importunément apporter colportage colporteur exportation importun omnisports opportun port portance porter sport sport d'hiver sportif transporter téléportation